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  • Protect data with on-the-go drive encryption

    This past January, the health organisation Kaiser Permanente reported a theft of an external hard drive from an em­­ployee's car. The hard drive contained data on about 15,500 Northern California patients, including their full names, medical record numbers, and, in some cases, gender, dates of birth, and other info on treatment and care received at Kaiser (but not patients' social security numbers or financial data).

  • Rio Tinto spying case a wake up call to CIOs?

    The arrest of Rio Tinto executive Stern Hu in China on spying charges has brought home the need for CIOs to examine data security according to the CEO of security company PGP, Phil Dunkelberger.